I shall be excused for leaving at daybreak
, for I was ashamed.
cried Athos, whose vision was still rather obscured by the uncertain shades and demi-tints of daybreak
They were obliged to keep concealed all day in the woody margins of the rivers, setting their traps after nightfall and taking them up before daybreak
D'Artagnan, who had wandered about the lower hall, biting his fingers to stifle his sighs - D'Artagnan went up once more; and watching the moments when Grimaud turned his head towards him, he made him a sign to come to him, which the faithful servant obeyed without making more noise than a shadow.
on the seventeenth, a French officer who had come with a flag of truce, demanding an audience with the Russian Emperor, was brought into Wischau from our outposts.
If we start at midnight," replied the Nome King, "we shall arrive at the Emerald City by daybreak
But it was now growing dark, so he decided to camp for the night by the roadside and to resume the journey next morning by daybreak
Had it not been for an incident which now befell, the baronial army would doubtless have reached the city without being detected, but it happened that the evening before Henry had ordered a foraging party to ride forth at daybreak
, as provisions for both men and beasts were low.
The most furious had come to the Buytenhof at daybreak
, to secure a better place; but he, outdoing even them, had passed the night at the threshold of the prison, from whence, as we have already said, he had advanced to the very foremost rank, unguibus et rostro, -- that is to say, coaxing some, and kicking the others.
As the country swarmed with hostile Indians, I traveled by night and concealed myself as best I could before daybreak
But I returned before daybreak
and went to the rear of the house, purposing to enter by a door with which I had secretly so tampered that it would seem to lock, yet not actually fasten.
Then" said Ozma, "we will arrange to start for the Kingdom of the Nomes at daybreak